A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities
by Pierre Simon Laplace
Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1902
Number of pages: 234
This classic introduces the concepts and uses of probability theory. It demonstrates, without the use of higher mathematics, the application of probability to games of chance, physics, reliability of witnesses, astronomy, insurance, democratic government, and many other areas. It also shows how scientists can express complex ideas in simple terms.
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by Leif Mejlbro - BookBoon
From the table of contents: Some theoretical background; The binomial distribution; The Poisson distribution; The geometric distribution; The Pascal distribution; The negative binomial distribution; The hypergeometric distribution.
by John Venn - Macmillan And Company
No mathematical background is necessary for this classic of probability theory. It remains unsurpassed in its clarity, readability, and charm. It commences with physical foundations, examines logical superstructure, and explores various applications.
by S. R. S. Varadhan - New York University
These notes are based on a first year graduate course on Probability and Limit theorems given at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. The text covers discrete time processes. A small amount of measure theory is included.
by Russell Lyons, Yuval Peres - Cambridge University Press
This book is concerned with certain aspects of discrete probability on infinite graphs that are currently in vigorous development. Of course, finite graphs are analyzed as well, but usually with the aim of understanding infinite graphs and networks.